Staying alive: real poems for unreal times
Miramax Books, 2003 - 496 pagina's
An anthology of five hundred contemporary poems explores themes of passion, spirituality, death, and friendship, in a collection that includes contributions by such writers as Mary Oliver, W. H. Auden, and Maya Angelou. Original. 25,000 first printing.
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The Canadian writer Alden Nowlan had a miserable childhood, leaving school at
12 to work in a paper- mill. Written at a time when it was normal to talk about "
retarded" children, Nowlan's poem (40), like those by Tess Gallagher (38) and
... cursing her for a bad bargain, and spreads his coat carefully over her sick
shoulders. ALDEN NOWLAN Spiritual Chickens A man eats a chicken every day
for 219 Dennis O'Driscoll 218 Experimental Animals Alden Nowlan 219
... Exchange of Gifts," "Canadian Love Song," "The Execution," "Weakness," and "
Sacrament" by Alden Nowlan © Claudine Nowlan. Julie O'Callaghan: What's
What (Bloodaxe Books, 1991); Dennis O'Driscoll: Hidden Extras (Anvil Press
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LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - Xleptodactylous - LibraryThing
If anyone ever reviews the poems inside an anthology you should disregard it completely. I discovered my favourite poem within these pages, yet the entire collection was not to my taste. That is poetry. Volledige review lezen
LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - bezoar44 - LibraryThing
This anthology of modern poetry is both a curious exercise in marketing (the close-up photo on the cover has nothing to do with any of the poems, but presumably makes the book more accessible for ... Volledige review lezen
Mary Oliver 5 Wild Geese
Elizabeth Bishop 39 Chemin de
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